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Expansion plans to help carry Whitley College into the future

Our Principal, Professor René Erwich, announces new library, chapel, cafeteria, and expanded teaching and event spaces, with work scheduled to begin in 2022.

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Explore Living Faith at Whitley College

Do you feel a desire to explore your Living Faith and your place in God’s story? You may have considered theological study but you’re not sure which options are right for you?

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Whitley Research Project Awarded Funding Grant

Equipping friends and family offering spiritual care to persons living with dementia

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Explore what’s possible at build. next year!

Developed by our dedicated Whitley team, build. is a one-year Diploma in Theology that aims to develop theological foundations for the whole of life for young Christians. Enrolments are open for 2022.

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Whitley College is proud to be a college of the University of Divinity

The University of Divinity promotes the highest standards of scholarship in theology, philosophy and ministry.
All students and staff join the University through one of its Colleges. Based in the Australian cities of Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney, each College is a unique learning community.

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  • build.

    At build. we are about giving you the tools to reflect and make sense of your faith and church in the context…

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  • TransFormation

    The TransFormation program provides training for church leaders who serve in all denominations and whose first language is not English.

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  • NAIITS (Indigenous studies)

    Explore theology, history and the practice of ministry from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and world Indigenous perspectives.

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  • WellSpring (Spirituality studies)

    Whitley works in partnership with WellSpring, an ecumenical spirituality centre, to provide accredited units in spirituality.

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  • Baptist Camping Victoria Internship

    A 12 month live-in program with a focus on equipping young people with leadership qualities, life skills and tertiary qualifications.

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  • Ordination

    Whitley College is the primary partner providing the educational support for the ordination program within the Baptist Union of Victoria.

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  • 12 Aug 2022

    Vale Tom Thuan

    It is with great sadness that we farewell our much-loved Whitley student and friend Tom Thuan. Tom will be remembered for…

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  • 14 Jul 2022

    Celebrating the literary achievement of Jason Goroncy

    Whitley’s lecturer in Systematic Theology, Rev Associate Professor Jason Goroncy, has just launched his latest book ‘Imagination in an Age…

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  • 4 Jul 2022

    Study ‘Theology and the Arts’ this year!

    When, in 1741, George Frideric Handel completed writing the Hallelujah Chorus for his oratorio Messiah, he reportedly told his servant: ‘I did…

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  • 21 Sep 2022

    Upcoming Mary Pope Lecture on Monday 24th October

    Join us as we explore how our spiritual and religious beliefs and practices influence how well we age and how…

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  • 31 Aug 2022

    The ruling Christ and the Witnessing Church: Towards a Baptist Political Theology

    The 2022 Whitley at Whitley Lecture will be presented by Baptist Pastor and Oxford theologian, Rev Dr Andy Goodliff on…

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  • 12 Aug 2022

    A conversation for Pastors and Church Leaders

    Whitley in partnership with the BUV will host an event for Pastors and Church Leaders, to discuss and share on…

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  • Phil

    I chose to study at Whitley because I knew a few people there and they spoke highly of the experience.

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  • Professor Mark Brett

    At Whitley, we value research as a way of extending our engagement with God in the world.

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  • Charlene

    The lecturers and tutors at Whitley College have a deep sense of care for you and your walk with Jesus.

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  • Cat

    I chose to study at Whitley for the Global perspective that it brings to my studies.

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